Now The Ohio River Bridges Will Just Be Ugly?

Several groups who want to make it more difficult to buy guns took their case to one of the country’s most powerful senators. [WDRB]

With school finances getting tighter all across Kentucky, disputes have erupted between county and independent school districts in several locations recently over agreements that allow students to attend schools across district lines. [H-L]

Did you know that lazy assholes abuse handicapped parking spaces? It’s apparently breaking news on the teevee. [WHAS11]

Louisville Metro Councilwoman Attica Scott, D-1, and community activist Christopher 2x announced a march to commemorate the triple homicide in the Parkland neighborhood last year. But one of the family members of a victim says it’s a misplaced attempt by the city lawmaker and activist to grab headlines. [WFPL]

Attorneys are making final preparations in a high-profile, love triangle murder trial. [WLKY]

The state capitol isn’t exactly a ghost town during Derby Week, but it’s close. The rich and powerful, the office holders and politicians who run Kentucky are all in Louisville, doing backside interviews and attending Derby parties. This might be the most damning, honest thing you’ll read all week about Kentucky. [Ronnie Ellis]

One person has been killed after being struck by a train. MetroSafe said the accident was reported along railroad tracks in the area of Six Mile Lane and Breckenridge Lane at 6:45 p.m. [WAVE3]

Jeffersonville, Ind., leaders say Kentucky is getting a lopsided share of the design features associated with a new Ohio River bridge, and they’ve taken their case to state officials in Indianapolis. [C-J/AKN]

Though impressed with the company’s fundamentals and overall business outlook, Hilliard Lyons has lowered its guidance on Churchill Downs Inc. to neutral from long-term buy. [Business First]

Sooo, Anne Northup has a fancy new job. Using her time at Consumer Product Safety Commission to, you know, make money. [Press Release]

Awwwww, Bobbie Coleslaw has decided not to run for mayor. We will likely never get our hands on her biscuit recipe. [WFPL]

Louisville and the Commonwealth really dodged a bullet when the Koch Family lost out on Kentucky Kingdom. In the Southwestern Indiana hamlet of Santa Claus nearly 70 years ago, an Evansville industrialist had an inspiration. With little there for children but a post office that handled Santa letters, why not offer something more. Much more. [News & Tribune]

3 thoughts on “Now The Ohio River Bridges Will Just Be Ugly?

  1. Has anyone ever noticed that Mayor Fischer at times has the exact expression on his face as Alfred E. Neuman, cover boy of Mad magazine.

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